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FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. jonathan shunt in long island. on long island new york. doug mckelway is in delaware. we begin with rick leventhal at point pleasant beach, new jersey. good evening, rick. >> bret, the wind is ridiculous at this hour. at #:00, i clock wind gust at 57 miles per hour. it feels like it's 70 to 80 now. i'm hanging on the rail or i probably, well, you can see the street. the ocean is merging with the ocean avenue. if you look to the left, not sure if you can tell how ferocious the winds are. they're in the 12 to 15 to 20-foot range. at times curling and crashing over the dunes to bring water to point pleasant. this town was evacuated yesterday. most of the residents heeded warnings. all of the beach communities up and down the new jersey shore were evacuated. some people chose not to leave. that included atlantic city, new jersey, where a section of the boardwalk washed away. emergency workers were rescuing some residents with light boats and -- lifeboats and high water vehicles throughout the day. at this point, the governor told people if you are still home, don't try to get out. hunke
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
with each other." observer might add nowhere does that apply more than in politics. doug mckelway takes a look at the facts and the truth from the vice presidential debate. >> they are the facts. they are the facts. >> vice president biden use the word "fact" or "facts" 26 times. ryan used it once. neither man were total fidelity to the truth. one exchange, he suggested seep yours receive more benefit under obamacare than medicare. >> a senior out there, ask yourself do you have more benefits today? you do. >> the vice president's statement was false according to data from the congressional budget office. cbo says for every $500 obamacare spends on preventive services in prescription drugs it cuts the rest of medicare by $7,385. a cut to spending ratio of nearly 15 to 1. another question over obamacare had this clash of opinion. >> the actuary came to congress and said one out of six hospital and nursing homes are going to go out of business as a result of this. >> not that what they said. >> ryan is right, biden is wrong. >> the obama administration actuary richard foster told th
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
going some place else. correspondent doug mckelway has the story from gulf shores, alabama. >> reporter: two years since the worst ecological disaster, the beaches are now pristine. some say the politics of the clean-up are not. >> chicago style politics at its worst. >> closed door negotiations undergo in washington between the governor of five gulf states justice department and b.p. oil to determine how much b.p. should be fined for damage. fines will be immense ranging from $4 billion to more than $20 million. last june, congress passed restore act to require 80% of the money be allotted by the local officials. >> devastating. we were closed for the summer of 2010. which is our year. we are a seasonal destination. we had just come off a major hurricane from building bubble bursting, came off the banking crisis and financial crisis. we were broke. >> sources close to the talks tell fox news justice department negotiators are ignoring the restore act and instead negotiating to steer the fines through nrda, the natural resources daniel assessment, which would require federa
FOX News
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sequestration got a rude awakening this morning. doug mckelway tells us that is not what the president meant i apparently. >> across the board cuts to take effect on january 2 and it happened when president said this. >> first, this is not something that i propose. this is something that congress proposed and won't happen. >> david plouffe walked it back telling reporters sequestration should not happen. the shift of the not so subtle acknowledgment that the threat of sequestration is a bargaining ship that they may use to get republicans in distasteful tax increases in the lame duck session. in virginia, where one out of four adults works at defense or government job threatened by sequestration, defense contractor william hobson fears the impact. >> that is the biggest problem is the uncertainty. >> northern virginia has largely been cushioned from the effect of the recession. if sequestration happens that will change. >> they are coming in virginia subject to sequestration. >> economist fuller says virginia could lose 200,000 jobs and one reason that both the political part
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